You have proven that you can handle the CAD manager job functions. What's next? Moving higher in the firm's management team takes effort and focus and a bit of timing. Learn how to navigate the corporate structure to move from CAD or BIM manager to even higher impact positions. Take control of your career.
- Describe what it takes to climb the corporate technology ladder
- Avoid the pitfalls that so easily beset those who have developed within the firm
- Jump to the head of the line by using 5 practical methods for advancement
- Use options that are open to you and where you might go, and then grab the opportunities that come your way
Mark Kiker has more than 25 years of hands-on experience with technology. He is editor of caddmanager.com and bimmanager.com. He is fully versed in every area of management from deployment planning, installation, and configuration to training and strategic planning. As an internationally known speaker and writer, and he has been a returning speaker at Autodesk University since 1996. He writes the monthly CAD Manager column for AUGI World magazine. He served for 6 years on the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) board of directors, served as AUGI president for 3 years, and also served as AUGI executive director. Mark is currently serving as director of information technology for School for Integrated Academics and Technologies (SIATech), a nationwide public charter high school focused on dropout recovery.